Robert Charles Appleyard (born 9 December 1972) is a former Wales international rugby union player. A flanker, he played club rugby for Swansea RFC Sale Sharks and Cardiff RFC. He was assistant coach to the Wales national under-20 rugby union team for the 2008 and 2010 Junior Rugby World Cup. He is currently a rugby agent for James Grant.
|Birth name||Robert Charles A. Appleyard|
|Date of birth||9 December 1972|
|Place of birth||Haverfordwest, Wales|
|Height||6.20 ft (1.89 m)|
|Weight||16.1 st (102 kg)|
|University||Neath Tertiary College|
|Rugby union career|
In June 2011 he was appointed full-time defence coach to Newport Gwent DragonsHe started his coaching career as defence coach at the Ospreys before moving west as a skills coach at the Scarlets.